Welcome to the ECCL

Extreme Conditions Chemistry Laboratory @ Jožef Stefan Institute

Our aim is to explore and understand chemistry at extreme conditions of pressure, temperature, and chemical reactivity.

The ECCL was established and is being built by the members of the Department of Inorganic Chemistry and TechnologyK1 (dr. Matic Lozinšek, dr. Blaž Alič) and the Electronic Ceramics DepartmentK5 (dr. Mirela Dragomir, dr. Kristian Radan), who won the Director’s Fund project in 2019.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Ph.D. student to join the team! Job Openings

We are grateful for funding from the European Research Council - ERC, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenian Research Agency - ARRS, the Royal Society of Chemistry (Researcher Mobility Grant), and from a Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship.


January 2022

Matic was invited to join the Early Career Advisory Board of ChemistryOpen journal.

January 2022

Miha Virant has joined our laboratory as a new postdoctoral research associate.

December 2021

Mirela and Matic received research equipment co-funding grants from the Slovenian Research Agency.

November 2021

Kristian, Mirela, and Matic attended Festival della Scienza in Genoa, Italy, showing attractive chemistry experiments La chimica è servita: Esperimenti in cucina.

September 2021

We attended the SCS Annual Meeting 2021, where we presented posters, lectures, chaired sessions, and participated in the Student award committee.

August 2021

Mirela coauthored a paper published in PNAS!

July 2021

Our joint Research Project with Prof. Dominik Kurzydłowski from the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw was approved!

July 2021

Erik Uran has joined our laboratory as a new Ph.D. student.

July 2021

Juan Forero-Saboya from ICMAB-CSIC has joined our laboratory for a 3-month research visit.

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